ZEISS to acquire Capture 3D to extend 3D measurement, inspection

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By Jean-Pierre Joosting

ZEISS is acquiring Capture 3D to extend its expertise in 3D measurement and inspection as well as expand its national coverage in the US for its Industrial Quality & Research segment. Headquartered in Santa Ana, California. Capture 3D is the leading US partner for GOM non-contact 3D measuring system. With this acquisition customers will benefit from a seamless integrated experience to get the best measuring systems for their specific tasks. 

“After the acquisition of GOM two years ago, we will now also combine our strategic forces in the important US market to provide customers with best-in-class measuring solutions from one source” states Dr. Jochen Peter, member of the ZEISS Group Executive Board responsible for the Industrial Quality & Research segment.

Once the transaction is complete, Capture 3D will become part of the Industrial Quality Solutions strategic business unit within the ZEISS Industrial Quality & Research segment (revenue in 2019/20: 1.640 billion euros). Subject to approval by the regulatory authorities, the transaction is due to be finalized in summer 2021. Both sides have agreed not to disclose the financial details of this transaction.

“Being part of the ZEISS Family will open up new opportunities for the Capture 3D team and our customers in the future,” adds Richard White, CEO of Capture 3D.

“Having such a talented team with expert industry knowledge and a passion for 3D metrology is important,” states Michael Kirchner, Head of ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions in the US. “This will expand the ZEISS support network for our customers.”


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